Hard Techno DJ & Producer
Mr. Madness is the founder of hardcore music in Slovenia. With years of experience he knows how to work any crowd and make them go crazy. His releases on
labels like Industrial Strength, Prspct an many others uphold his position in the global scene.
Saso Justin started to write history in 1997, as the first Slovenian hardcore DJ to perform in Austria, Germany, Hungary, and The Netherlands as well as all the major clubs around Slovenia, he would be known as»The Godfather of Hardcore« in Slovenia an the best closing act you could have.
2010 brought a growing success for Mr. Madness which included a well received remix for Germany’s DJ Sam Punk, released his 1st solo EP »Fucking MF’s« on Swedich label SEAU, and joined German label »Break the Silence«. To round out the year Saso also received the chance to make a remix for Italian Hardstyle
godfather DJ Vortex and well know DNA Records artist Cemon Victa.
2011 was an even busier time for the Godfather. Mr. Madness was given the opportunity to remix a track by Stocker »Gamemaker« for Germany’s Important Corestyle.
Soon after he became a resident of Extreme Club in Slovenia and program manager for hardcore events in the legendary Club K4.
In 2012 he released his next solo EP on USA’s Hard Kryptic Records which inlcluded the music video for »Jump Mfer«.
Soon after he saw the collab release with Dano for legendary Industrial Strength Records.
As a DJ he was the closing act at the Ground Zero Festival where he was priviledged to make the mix for its official compilation, performed on Thunderdome Radio, 10 years of Hardcore Hooligans, Thunderdome, IBJBN, Footworxx, United Hardcore Forces and much more.
Set for 2013 he has been tapped to play on some of the biggest events and finished many projects and remixes with artists like Dano, System 3, Koney, How Hard, Cemon Victa for labels Industrial Strength, Hard Kryptic, GGM, Digital Plague, Red Fever, Dark Matter and few others.
His Ep »Deathwish« which was released on Industrial Strength with big support from Lenny Dee, Dano, Stormtrooper, Mario Ranieri, Cemon Victa to name only a few ... came just in two days to top position on Juno download with the main tune »Madcore Lesson« which stayed in Top 5 of all best selling Gabba tracks for more than a month.
Since 2014 he works tight with Lenny Dee, Da Mouth of Madness with who he produced the track for Thunderdome Die Hard compilation - »Double the Madness«, Ambassador21, Matt Green, Daniela Haverbeck, Delta 9 and the rest of Industrial Strength Records where he released his 1st Album called » No Way Out«.
After that the South America tour came up in 2016, where he performed in Bogotá »Klan 31«, Radikal Styles Festival, Japan tour (Super Bad Midi Breaks Tokyo), Isr 25 years in Austria, Slovenia and Germany.
2017 was the year of new Hardtechno / Industrial album with Jason Little - The Price for Glory, ISR25 years vinyl (No Listen with Matt Green), The Remixes EP for ISR, which brought several gigs around Europe and abroad.
2018 was a great year with 2 powerful releases »Lucifer« with Official video and huge remix of all time classic by Rob Gee - »Xtc you got what i need«, together with General Guyble.
2019 was year of producing many Sample packs for Industrial Strength / Loopmasters such as Lo - Fi Industrial, Bass Teck, Chiptune Techno, Inhuman Beatbox and award winning pack Hard Industrial Techno chosen by Computer Music Magazine
He also performed for the first time in Mexico City and made an EP with Daniela Haverbeck called Baets 4 Cardio which was released on Jason Little’s Section Seven.
Beginnig of 2021 he than decided to retire from Hardcore scene as Mr. Madness and make a crossover to Techno which lead to collab Ep Upwards N’ Downwards with Slovenian techno legend Dj Veztax for Acid Mountains.
The release got attention by MixMag Adria and became one of top 10 releases of the month.
He than launched his own label Destronika and immediatelly attracted some big names to be part in the latest VA compilation Destronome Vol.1, which was heavily supported by Lenny Dee, Malke, Kenny Campbell, Razor Edge, and many djs worldwide.
Adding another cherry to the top, Mr. Madness presented his Gabba Alias The Sin Project, signed with Mokum Records, finished new Hard Electronic release, set his own label nights at legendary Club K4, prepared new vinyl release for Destronika and dozens of techno sample packs for Loopmasters its safe to say 2023 will be massive for Mr. Madness.
Headlined / Performed at;
Thunderdome (NL), Ground Zero (NL), Hardcodelia, Radikal Styles Festival (COL), IBJBN (NL), Hardcore Hooligans (NL), Footworxx (DE), United Hardcore Forces (IT), Total Destruction (JP), Hellraiser vs Army of Hardcore (DE), Proud 2 be Hardcore (DE), Dedication (DE), X-Terminate (AUT), HellRave (AUT), Black Sensation (SLO), Ultimate festival... in countries such as Austria, Slovenia, Hungary, Italy, Colombia, Netherlands, Switzeland, Mexico, Japan, Bosnia, Ecuador